The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 143 126
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17  
Permanent jobs citing CISA 12 14 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.51% 0.47% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.19% 1.74% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 9
Median salary £47,500 £63,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.49% +15.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,250 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,625 £64,400
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.34% +4.54%  

CISA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 548 804 846
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.43% 27.13% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 337 530 526
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.09% +7.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,946
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing CISA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISA in Scotland

CISA
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISA in Scotland.

Salary trend for CISA in Scotland

CISA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISA in Scotland over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CISA in Scotland

CISA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 8 £50,000 -25.92% 2
Glasgow +21 4 £47,500 - 1
CISA
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing CISA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CISA.

1 13 (56.52%) CISSP
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 12 (52.17%) IT Audit
3 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (43.48%) CISM
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 9 (39.13%) Business Development
5 8 (34.78%) PCI DSS
5 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (34.78%) Information Security
5 8 (34.78%) GDPR
6 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
6 5 (21.74%) OWASP
6 5 (21.74%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
6 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle
8 3 (13.04%) B2B
8 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
8 3 (13.04%) PCI QSA
8 3 (13.04%) PA-DSS
8 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.04%) Coaching
9 2 (8.70%) Marketing
9 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
9 2 (8.70%) CCAB

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Security Manager
2 8 (34.78%) Auditor
2 8 (34.78%) IT Auditor
3 6 (26.09%) IT Manager
4 5 (21.74%) Compliance Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Audit Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Information Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (13.04%) IT Audit Manager
5 3 (13.04%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Head of Security
6 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Head of Information Security
7 1 (4.35%) Head of Infrastructure
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) IT Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Cybercrime
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) IT Audit
2 9 (39.13%) Business Development
3 8 (34.78%) Information Security
4 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
4 5 (21.74%) OWASP
4 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
5 4 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (13.04%) B2B
6 3 (13.04%) Coaching
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
6 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
8 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
8 1 (4.35%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) CISSP
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 10 (43.48%) CISM
3 3 (13.04%) PCI QSA
4 2 (8.70%) CCAB
5 1 (4.35%) CRISC
5 1 (4.35%) IISP
5 1 (4.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (34.78%) GDPR
2 8 (34.78%) PCI DSS
3 3 (13.04%) PA-DSS
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) CyberArk
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + car + bonus + pension
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